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Google play account [on hold]

I can not login to my google play account as the email address is no longer valid (old university email address). I have subscriptions on there though that I need to cancel. How can I do this??
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Use Android Phone as a facecam for Ps4 twitch/youtube live streaming

Instead of buying a ps4 camera, I wondered if my android phone could be used as a facecam for Ps4 twitch/youtube on a live stream. I have done a fair bit of research and have found the following: ...
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Why can't I install anything? No error given, just endlessly “tries”

I have been unable to install anything on my Moto E5 Play (Android 8.0). It never gives an error, or any indication that something's wrong, it just eternally spins the loading circle around the app's ...
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what is Market, on an Android device?

In looking up an issue I'm having, I came across 2 questions and associated answers that talked about "Market" (for example, Application Always Downloading). I've never heard of this app, and couldn'...
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Totp (2FA) app with search? [on hold]

Have tested both Google Authenticator och FreeOTP, but both of them seams to be missing both sort and search options. (I havn't found them at least.) I have currently 16 totp:S in google ...
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“Google Play services keeps stopping” [closed]

I turned my phone on this morning and I have been bombarded by a "Google Play services keeps stopping" message pop-ups all day. I can barely use my phone. I have tried all the advice offered, and ...
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Google Play Store [closed]

Recently, I encounted with a problem of google play store which is not opening in my vivo android device only white screen (Blank) is shows over the device...
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Access Channel Impulse Response of LTE signals on cell phone

Is there a way to access channel impulse response information on ios/android or any other mobile software? I was looking at the android developer website but could only find functions that provide ...
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Why do I have to always clear the cache of the Download Manager in order to download 1 app?

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy J4 Core with Android 8.1.0 Go. When ever I want to download an app on Google Play, I first have to clear my data/cache for my Download Manager and restart my phone. It then ...
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Hiding Google account from all apps except the Play Store [duplicate]

I have added a Google account to my phone -- not voluntarily but because Google demands this if you want to install apps. Is there any way to hide this account from other apps like the calendar? ...
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How to install global MIUI/google services on a Redmi Note 8 Pro?

I have recently bought a Redmi 8 Pro in China with the Chinese MIUI 10. Because I live in the UK, I would like to use google services and apps such as Whatsapp and Facebook that are not available on ...
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What does “Device connected - Updated usage information for some apps” mean on Play Store?

I would like to know what this means inside the Google Play Store: Updated usage information for some apps. The following screenshot shows on Google - My Activity at different times. ...
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Can I use different countries version of the Play Store on different accounts?

I recently moved abroad and I need to change the country of my Play Store (for mobile/banking apps), I also need to keep the apps from my home country. Can I use two different Android accounts (with ...
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How to downgrade from Android 10?

Android 10 is extremely unstable on my Pixel XL. Most apps crashed within a few seconds after open, even including Google Play Store. That means, I could not do any new app install, because Google ...
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Google Play Services Keeps Stopping, I've tried everything

I can't get any of my apps to work. I've tried clearing the data & restarting - works for 10 min then back to square one force stopping - won't let me uninstalling updates - it tells me it's ...
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Pushing Apps to Wear OS (Ticwatch E)

THIS POST WAS ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STACK OVERFLOW I am a Wear OS user and want to push Google Voice to my watch. (I have a Ticwatch E if that helps.) I have connected my watch to my computer via ADB, ...
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Google Play Subscription

I have bought a subscription on some google play app but when I was paying for it I have entered wrong email address that I am using on google play. Now I cant see my subscription on "my ...
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Is there difference between update and re-installation for android apps?

I keep auto updates in Google Play on to make sure apps on my phone are always up to date. A few days ago I rooted my phone, which resulted in a factory format. After I re-installed all the apps I had ...
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How can I install apk that allowing only installing from google play?

I have apk that I want to edit the assets on him and upload that back to the device. The apk downloaded originally from the google play, and I used apk extractor to get the apk of the app. But when I'...
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Apps coming as updated when recently installed

So, I recently downloaded myfitnesspal and when I did, it showed as updated and not installed. It said that the app was recently updated and not installed. So my question is, is this normal ...
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After the playstore update I'm no longer able to use my Play Store credit from my Google Rewards app

I have $6 in my google rewards app sitting there and there's a button on the app to take me to the app store. When I click on a premium app the option to pay for it with the rewards balance does not ...
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PlayStore silently updates Apps even with deactivated Auto-Update

On my Galaxy Note 4 I have XPrivacy installed which informs me about newly installed and updated apps. In PlayStore I've set "App download preference" to "Ask me every time" and "Auto-updte apps" to "...
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Google Play does not download application when VPN connection is active

I use OpenVPN Connect. When VPN connection is active Google Play can show pages, pictures, video, but does not download the application: "pending...". To begin download I need to disable VPN, then it ...
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Google Play storage space calculations inaccurate?

Why exactly does this "More Storage Space required" message pop up when installing an app through Google Play store even when enough space is, theoretically available (x more MB needed)? And, on top ...
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How does degoogling affect battery?

Google apps especially play services show on top in RAM consumption and always have few processes running. Also these apps are very bulky. By degoogling I mean disabling GSF & Google play ...
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Does Google Play Store change apks with time

I have a trivial app up at the Play Store. It calculates its own keyed checksum and displays the results. The Play Store checksum is always different than that of the uploaded apk file. I understand ...
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Was unable to install any app - how to find out what was blocking the installs?

I was unable to update/install any apps earlier today, using either Play Store, F-Droid, or Play Store in my work partition, even though I had over 500MB free on my phone (Pixel XL running Android 9.0)...
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CHANGING LOCATION [duplicate]

I purchased my Samsung Galaxy S 10 Plus in Dubai and was using it there. Last month I relocated to Abidjan in Ivory Coast. Still for applications and purchases the currency AED of my Earlier country ...
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Play Store stuck on 'Download Pending' or 'Waiting to Download'. How to fix?

( TL;DR - How to uninstall Play Store) Hmmmmm....... OK. So, a friend of mine deleted my Google Account as Prank(don't how it is a prank), after when I came home I just logged in and tried to install ...
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Can i add money to a google play gift card and how

Can I add funds, and how if I can. If I had a 10 pound Google play card and I needed 14 pounds on it can i add 4 pounds to it?
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Inbuilt call recorder doesn't allow to record call from other call recorder

I have vivo-v11-pro and i want to use a call recorder other than inbuilt call recorder as in built call recorder shows recording dialog at the end of call. so i installed extra call recorder but when ...
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App not showing up in app store search result

I am trying to download this app in samsung galaxy s4 with android 5.0.1 I have tried looking for it in another phone with android 4.2 but it doesn't show up when I search for it in the playstore (...
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Stop Google play store from Auto updating

Okay so this is a weird issue but hear me out. I own an LG G4 and as usual, the play store updates itself to stay on the latest version. But I noticed the original play store that came on the phone is ...
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Is there a way to schedule Playstore app updates? [duplicate]

I have a capped broadband connection and like 75% of my quota is only usable after midnight. I don't wanna waste my daytime quota on app updates and i can't stay up till midnight to do updates. Is ...
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How can I install apk on device without google play

I have a problem with apk install. I have a device without google play. The device is not preinstalled with google play. This is running android 7. I downloaded apk and copied to device. I allowed ...
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Using Google's Play Store through a VPN

My only way to connect to the Play Store is through VPN software. When I disconnect I frequently get messages saying "Play security information update" from the Download Manager. Connecting to the VPN ...
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where can i get app back that opens a tab for all my apps?

My smartphone was open in my pocket and the application that opens the tab for my all apps disappeared. Now i can open apps that are not on the home screen just through the play store. phone sony ...
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Unfortunately Google Play Services has stopped,

My sister cannot get into her Android note pad. The home page with icons is faded and there is a box in the middle of the screen with the message “unfortunately Google Play Services has stopped”. ...
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When using Google Payments for an in-app purchase, does the App admin see any information identifying or associated with your google account?

For example, Let's say I have 2 play store accounts signed in on android: alice@gmail.com bob@gmail.com Event 1: I sign into the app using alice@g, and then make a payment in the app using ...
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Yet another play store df-dferh-01 issue, Pixel 3a

Pixel 3a here. After a fresh install of the latest factory image, I was unable to download apps from play store. Searching or browsing apps in the store are without any problem, but once I tapped ...
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What is the meaning of “need access to: ” in when we want to install an application?

Whenever we want to install an application from Google Play, the application will ask permission to access to some things. The number of permissions are different from one to another application. ...
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Can't install app on Watch from Wear OS app

I'm trying to install an app on my LGE G Watch F5CC (Android 6.0.1, Android Wear 1.5.0) The G watch is recognized by the Wear OS app running on my smartphone on Android 9, but when I try to install ...
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Gooluck wins app is missing from google playstore

I installed GooLuck Wins on my previous phone but it was stolen. I got a new phone but I can't find the app on Play Store. Even after I signed into my Gmail account, the app is not still reflecting in ...
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Do spoken aloud/verbal notification tones exist?

I would really like a notification tone which says out loud "text" when I receive a message, or "Discord" or "Gmail" etcetera. I know I could do it myself, but I'd like a more professional voice. I ...
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Experiencing code bm-rgch-06 during Google Play code redemption

My friend bought some codes for Google Play credit for me, but when I tried to redeem them, the aforementioned code came up. Through some research, we've discovered this could either mean the person ...
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What services are needed for Google Play Store to work?

I've got a Chinese Lenovo Z5 phone and an Amazon Fire HD 8, which do not come with Google Play Store by default. I know how to manually sideload APK and install Play Store, however I am not sure about ...
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I cannot access Playrix Games

I have a Samsung tablet, CE0168 which I use to access and play Township and Homescapes games. As of July 16, 2019, I have been unable to access these two apps along with anything else on my tablet. ...
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If I update the play store with an apk to a newer version, will play store update itself automatically when an even newer version is available?

The play store app on my phone takes longer to get the latest version than other phones so I updated it with an apk to the latest stable build. I wonder, since I have updated play store with an apk ...
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Google play and play services for Sony Experia T3

I lost my phone and lost all google apps as a result. Now I want to reinstall Google play and play services. Kindly assist
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I live in Israel,my Google Play country is set to USA. How to change to Israel?

The need to change the above had arisen when I tried setting up Family Link on my kid's phone, which fails due to" country setting being different on parent and child phones". Sure enough, his country ...